My Musings

December 29, 2015

200 words on what Timbaland can teach us about being a trusted advisor

I recently finished a really enjoyable book called The Trusted Advisor. It’s all about how to be a better consultant. One…

December 26, 2015

Australian – Top 100 Picks for 2016

Optimism abounds here at The Weekend Australian as we take in the views of our contributors and market gurus on prospects for…

December 31, 2014


Embracing our new sub $1b market cap I thought I’d write a quick note on one company that has been…

December 29, 2014

5 thing I learnt in 2014

Here’s a slightly self-indulgent reflection of some the important things I learnt in 2014. Don’t worry it’s not all about shares!!…

December 28, 2014

The top 100 picks for investing in 2015

TOSSED by rollicking markets, investors need follow only one guide in 2015 — Uncle Sam, the epitome of the US…

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November 30, 2014

$450 of threads for $95?

ING Direct currently has a no-brainer of a promotion for anyone looking for some new summer threads. If you are…

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November 23, 2014

Spend a few minutes this Sunday to make $150 (or more) – ME Bank

I have come across a pretty great deal for those of you that like money, have a partner (or sibling/housemate/neighbours),…

September 27, 2014

Sharesight – Making tax time easy

If you are anything like me you are probably still waiting to do your CGT calculations for tax time. I use…

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Netflix Culture: Freedom & Responsibility

I came across this Quora today and it again reminded me how much I enjoyed this reading this pack from…

mobile banking
August 18, 2014

Strategies for building better mobile banking apps

Came across this excellent blog by Scott Bales: 9 Strategies for Building a Great Mobile Banking App. Key takeouts for me…

December 17, 2013

Around the World for $150

Exchanging Qantas Frequent Flyer points for actual flights can be a notoriously difficult task. While there are great bargains to…

December 5, 2012

November (and final) update

Well, we finally got there. Ladies and Gentlemen, as of 30 minutes ago I’m very pleased to announcement the Long Straws Bitcoinz…

June 9, 2012

L48 – May 2012 – Still launching

So you want to launch a startup, but don’t have a team, the technical know-how, or even a clue about…

May 27, 2012

Picking up by the roadside (or, even more Melbourne food trucks)

So you’ve had a crack at the deliciousness of Part 1 of my Food Truck Odyssey and you’re still hungry?! Some…

March 7, 2012

…so I started a Bitcoin hedge fund

Over the past couple of months I’ve been toying with a new approach to currency, called Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a…